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talking about libya, the middle east and ambassador chris stevens. the speech, which was seen by american voters and viewers around the world, mentioned stevens 12 times. as the president paid tribute to him right from the start. >> chris stevens loved his work. he took pride in the country he served, and he saw dignity in the people that he met. and two weeks ago, he traveled to benghazi to review plans to establish a new cultural center and modernize a hospital. that's when america's compound came under attack. >> that's the first we learned about exactly what stevens was doing in benghazi, a city the u.s. had been warned was not safe. and the president continued in his speech vowing to find the killers. >> the attacks on the civilians in benghazi were attacks on america. we are grateful for the assistance we received from the libyan government, and from the libyan people. there should be no doubt that we will be relentless in tracking down the killers and bringing them to justice. >> relentless in tracking down the killers, and bringing them to justice. it's a promise. but does that pr
and president ford nominated john paul stevens to replace him in the confirmation hearing he wasn't asked a question because it wasn't a part of the political dialogue in a way that it later became. the big issue, the big change began in 1980 with the election of ronald reagan because he brought with him to washington a very underrated figure in the recent history, some i don't think this is due as an important area and that is edwin meese because he was first an advisor and then as attorney general said look, they're has been a liberal agenda at the supreme court of their needs to be a conservative agenda at the supreme court. what was the agenda? expand executive power and attend to a system for americans from a speech that execution, welcome religion into the public sphere and above all, reverse roe v wade in the last months again to the abortion. a big part of the revolution was the arrival in washington of a group of young and committed conservative lawyers who wanted it to work on behalf of the agenda. word the best and brightest in your group? john roberts and samuel alito. in 1985
douglas stepped out and forward dominic john paul stevens to replace them. in his hearing he was not asked a single question about abortion because he was not part of a political dialogue in the way that later became. the big issue, big change began in 198 1980 that goes with the election of ronald reagan ronald reagan brought with them to washington a very underrated figure in a recent american history, somehow i don't think gets his due as an important person. that's edwin meese because edwin meese at first was in flash and then attorney general. said look, there has been a liberal agenda at the supreme court. there needs to be a conservative agenda at the supreme court. what was that agenda? expand executive power and end racial preferences, speed up execution, welcome religion into the public sphere, and above all, reverse roe v. wade and allow states once again to ban abortion. a big part of the reagan revolution was the arrival of washington of a group of young and committed conservative lawyers who wanted to work in that, on behalf of that agenda, who were two of the best and the br
the president invoke the memory of ambassador stevens. >> we must reaffirm our future will be determined by people lick chris stevens and not by his killers. >>reporter: mr. obama called the video that sparked the protest crude and disgusting. then added this lesson in tolerance. >> like me the majority of americans are christian and yet we do not band blast themy against our sacred belief. i think people will call me awful things every day. and i will always defend their right to do so. >>reporter: at the children top global initiative conference g.o.p. challenger mitt romney didn't repeat his criticism of the president over the so-called bump in the road. but instead insinuated the president has not done enough. >> ambassador to libya was says 98 ed in a terrorist attack. iran is moving toward nuclear weapons capability. we somehow feel we are at the mercy of events rather than shaping events. >>reporter: but at usf middle east political expert says the television coverage of the riot and protest in the middle east make the unrest appear larger than it actually is. >> you have t
of their dark-skinned color and religion. christopher stevens, the late ambassador to libya and grad here was killed this month in an attack on the u.s. cancalate in libbia. initial reports blamed it on an american-made anti-muslim film. but further investigation revealed that terrorists were behind the murder. stevens was honored in a moment of silence before the cal/arizona game and a memorial fund has been established in his name. the imlufs came-- the gloves came off in a heated debate this weekend. he opposes measure "n," which moore and the progressive alliance supports, it would charge merchant who is sell sugar-sweetened drinks a penny-per-ounce tax. moore said that buswrai hit him first. a manhunt for a man and a teenager wanted for murder in san leantro. this photo was released. they are looking for a 17-year-old suspect. the two are accused of shooting and killing a man inside his home, on kentwood lane on september 16. in oakland, a rally is set to begin in an hour to protest a deadly shooting by police. 18-year-old allen blue ford was shot three times in the chest and arms in
berkeley honored a former graduate who died tragically earlier this month. ambassador christopher stevens was 52 years old when he was killed in a terrorist attack in libya. before today's cal football game, stevens was honored with a moment of silence. the university also announced the creation of a memorial fund in his name. >>> nobel peace prize recipient was met by protesters in san francisco. bermese muslims were speaking out, and they claim tens of thousands of muslims have died and a hundred thousand have been displaced in berma. su-chi receive had an honorary degree and a key to the city. >> they lined up before sunrise, anxious to see the woman with many names. >> she is like my mom. and she is like my hero. >> she is nobel peace prize winner anne burmese's opposition leader. this is a 57-year-old's first trip to san francisco in more than 40 years. congresswoman nancy pelosi gave her a doctorat from the university of san francisco while the mayor gave her a key to the city. >> she has been and continues to be an inspiration to our city and our residence and our communities here
when ambassador stevens lost his life he was torteured. >> i have reports that the body was torteured. it is not a pleasant thing to talk about. and seals that were there were not part of the security force and on a different mission and the seals run to the sound of fire. they did their job and duty and were great americans and unfortunately it was not a spontanous attack when ambassador rice said it was a spontanous even and our relationship with israel and never been better. that is misleading. our relationship with israel is strained . they are preparing to do a unilateral attack and our position over seas is dangerous and fragile. >> brian: we understand that intercepts show groups were talking to each other and bragging after the killing of four americans, including the ambassador and two navy seals and it makes it seem that an operation is under foot and it seems there is a special operation to go get these goys. would you support that? >> absolutely. you have to show leadership and policy of appeasement of apology doesn't work. our friends over seas understand strength and ame
. >>> joining us now is steven engler. i want to bring up first the sterling, because we've seena just a little bit of movement in that trade today after what's been fairly stable trade for the currency of late, this on the back of some of the uk services number showing some weakening out there among corporations. do you think this was a reason to sell today? >> well, i think sterling is a very troubled currency. i mean, you have to understand that it's been trading very close wli the euro in between the euro and the dollar. it's a very weak economy after years of low interest rates, after quantitative easing, an exchange range that's depreciated a lot over the last three or four years relative to everyone else. and the fact that the economy is so weak right now, i think is a very negative signal for the market. and for investors with respect to sterling. it will do well against the dollar if the euro goes up, but on its own i think it's going to underperform. >> i want to take a look at the euro. about a tenth of a percent. it doesn't seem to be struggling too much. the services number was bet
they paid back the money, even steven and it find, that is not true. because all while fed for past 4 or 5 years has been printing money like crazy, 2.5 trillion worth of cash, that affects all money that is in our pocket that devalues our money, most people say there is no inflation, i do not buy that. neil: and changed culture, once you go from too big to fail it goes too many to ignore and auto companies, and who are expecting this, it changes the paradigm, you know what i mean. any company any industry knows we get in a hype of trouble there is uncle sam. neil: irony, fdic goes back to 1930s, the clas glass steag illt that bill clinton overturned. that dealt with our deposits, there was a wall that divided those, bill clinton knocked down that wall. he is putting the finger on the republicans for deregulating he is the biggest bank derecession or -- deregulate or of all-times. >> he was petitioning ou pushine subprime loans, and we saw what happened. i know i am a free market person but if there is any regulation in the world that i think may be we should revisit is glass-steagall. it
was offered from everyone and from everywhere. among those offering help, was ambassador chris stevens. a voice of reason and conscience, a man of love, a messenger of friendship, who came to libya following the outbreak of our freedom revolution, one who touched the people's feelings, who traveled from tripoli to them western mountains and back and all across libya. chris stevens spoke to everyone in arabic, always smiled, and showed care. this human diplomat had found his place -- has found his place in the consciousness of the libyan people. it was a day of sadness throughout libya when he was assassinated. along with his three aides. we would like to express our deepest condolences to the american people for this grave loss. it was a loss for libya, as it was a loss for the united states of america. we stress to the united states, its government, and it people that this catastrophe will only increase our solidarity to entrench the hopes and objectives in which ambassador chris stevens believed. we shall the feed -- defeat the backboards plots of the terrorists who do not represent
stevens. what do you make of the pictures you see of what arwa's talking about? >> as i listen to arwa, it just reinforces what we said last week and we've said from the beginning. investigators have to go there, even if you didn't have all the physical evidence there that arwa just described to our viewers, you would want to know from the witness interviews, anderson, you would want to know measurements, you would want to be able to take people through it to really understand what the dynamic was. but then you see things like handprints and blood samples. one of the things, the first thing you would do, i'll give you an example, that is you would take the blood sample off the toilet and the bidet and see whether or not it matched first to the ambassador's. did he fall? there's all sorts of things you would want to know. you know, the pictures we've seen publicly of his body doesn't look like he did, but you don't know. and all those sorts of bits of information, it is true, it would be a less valuable crime scene now because people have rifled through it, but there's always some value
tunnel to help his buddies. every year hundreds pay tribute to him by retracing steven's steps for the tunnel to towers run. the run will be this sunday. we'll be there to register. tunnel to towers.org. here is accept art. >>shepard: there is a situation in california, a carjacking, and a car chase. what is this guy willing to do? the chase has been going on for at least the past 30 minutes. trace reported minutes ago, if you are just tuning in, though, 20 miles ago, maybe now 23 miles ago, fox 10 from phoenix and surrounding areas is reporting that the shots were fired at police. again, it is believed this started as a carjacking. clearly, he is a suspect in a carjacking. what happened in the carjacking, obviously, that means someone is in the vehicle. this person takes over that vehicle. either the person who was in there was outside the vehicle or is inside the vehicle. we don't have any information to suggest the person is in there. if this vehicle was carjacked, a person is involved someplace and the person who was carjacked is car lots at the moment. trace, we don't have
that was there. steven briar and antonin scalia and clarence thomas and anthony kennedy. this morning's homily called for the spirit of god to place his blessing on the new year. speaking of the supreme court, a gallup poll shows americans are split in confidence in the judicial branch. when asked, 53% said they have a fair amount of trust. 27% said not very much. only 14% gave their full trust. when it comes to how well the supreme court is doing its job, 49% approve and 40% disapprove. it is likely the last time high-profile cases like health care weighed heavily on the public's view of the court. that ruling on the president's law castigated the nation. the new term could have another round of blockbuster cases, from gay marriage to race-based college entrance policies. we have a current partner of and one of our favorite court watchers, thank you so much for coming in today. >> thanks, shannon. >> shannon: let's start with day 1, tomorrow, involving shell oil company and allegations of human rights abuses in nigeria. >> absolutely. this is an interesting case. have you a real problem. you
american ambassador, christopher stevens. that was two and a half weeks ago. two and a half weeks that have seen the administration first describe this as a spontaneous outburst even though our reporting revealed that officials knew within 24 hours that it was not. only much later did they back away from that assessment. today, the director of national intelligence, james clapper, put out a statement explaining that early evidence supported that theory so that's why they told the white house and congress. clapper says that throughout the investigation, his agency made it clear that the assessment was preliminary and could change. neither his statement nor our sources specify a time frame for the dni's change of view. again, our sources tell us that law enforcement officials knew within 24 hours that this was a terror attack. our reporting also reveals that even though the administration says the investigation is going smoothly, the fbi has hit a bump in the road to the crime scene and tonight, we've got reporting that could explain why that is. a senior law enforcement official te
led up to the death of ambassador chris stevens, two navy seals and a worker. and steve centanni, what's the latest in washington. >> the fbi has yet to enter benghazi because of the dangerous security climate there. senator corker who sits on the foreign relations committee wants to know why, and he fired off a letter to intel chief james clapper, calling the situation bizarre and demanding answers and says in part, 18 days ago, the administration judged it was appropriate for our consulate to be lightly guarded. and what has changed in libya in such a short time. is that even fbi agents and our personnel entered the city. and the u.n. ambassador susan rice who has said a few days after the attack, that it appeared to be a spontaneous uprising and the long video. >> and we have reports now that intelligence people knew within 24 hours that this was a terrorist attack and yet, they sent her out, to say things that were absolutely false and continued to do so. and then, as mccain says the violence in lib rah clicks, with the story and al-qaeda diminished. >> for its part. the administra
, one american ambassador, christopher stevens, that was 2 1/2 weeks ago, 2 1/2 weeks, that saw the administration describe this first as a spontaneous outburst, even though reporting shows that officials knew within 24 hours it was not. today the director of national intelligence, james clapper, explained early evidence supported that theory, so that's why they told the white house and congress. clapper says throughout the investigation, his agency made it clear that the assessment was preliminary and could change. neither his statement nor our source have a time frame. law enforcement officials knew within 24 hours this was a terror attack. reporting reveals that even though the administration says the investigation is going smoothing, the fbi has hit a bump in the road. a senior law enforcement official, telling fran townsend, the fbi wanted the u.s. military to provide perimeter support in benghazi, protection in other words, but that request was not granted. fran is a former white house homeland security adviser, serbed in the george w. bush administration. sits on the cia
.n. ambassador to libya, chris stevens. sending a letter to the secretary. they want to know about the threats and security concerns in benghazi before the attack. stevens was one of four ameri n americans killed in that september 11th attack. >>> okay. so i must ask you to indulge me. president obama will hold a rally at kent state university in northeast ohio later today, and as you may know, i graduated from consekent state and the sts are not only excited about the visit but eager for what he has to say. pictures taken by kent state opportunities. many lined up a the 2:30 in the morning to get a ticket. some 2,000 students showed up. at one point, the line wound around five buildings. >> we have been here since 3:30 in the morning. >> half an hour's sleep. >> oh, my gosh. >> kent state university has an excellent journalism program. i know because i got my degree there and kind of owe my career to kent. >>> with me now, rich pierce, student director of tv 2, the student television station on campus, haanchoring kent state' coverage today. welcome. >> hi. thanks for having me. >> glad you'
christopher stevens and when they knew it. that is the context of benghazi gate. let's take it from the beginning. it happens on september 11th and spilling into september 12th. because as brian reminded people i do have some experience in that violent and chaotic country. let's give the administration the benefit of the doubt in the first 24-48 hours of the fog of war. there were the simultaneous events in the other countries, so there could have been some connection to the film initially. that is wednesday, thursday, certainly by the time ambassador rice speaks on all the sunday talk shows on september 16th. it must be clear to her and to the administration at that point that what happened several days before was not the spontaneous response of a mob reacting to hateful film. the reason we call it benghazi gate, it contains the grim prospected that the administration should have known -- and ambassador rice came out. >> last night. two incredible stories, 24 hours of those attacks the administration knew. u.s. officials knew. >> you know, be logical. 24 hours after the event in be
chris stevens was killed in benghazi, his family finally has the chance to make funeral arrangements. rita williams talked to his -- talked to his parents who will remember him as an advocate around the world. >> brand- -- brand-new baby. >> reporter: a proud mother shared these proud photos of me about a little boy who loved life life, was a matter in disguise. >> that was chris. you never saw him without a smile. >> reporter: he grew up to the be -- to be the ambassador in libya. while vacationing in yosemite on september 7ing, she -- on september 7th, she learned he had been killed. >> after the first shock, you are kind numb and then you do what has to be done. >> reporter: we were sitting right here. so at that time, i was not in -- really not able to talk. but i did stand up. >> she stood up out of respect for the caller, president obama. ♪ >> reporter: she and chris's stepfather met privately with the president when chris's body was returned to american soil. >> he was cremated and i brought the ashes back. >> reporter: he will be interred next to his grandfather. >> i think
killed foubenghazi that killed our ambassador chris stevens and others. the this is mike rogers, listen. >> i argued the administration made serious mistakes whether they highlighted the video, escalated its credibility to the presidential level and then took it on tv in pakistan with u.s. taxpayer dollars. i think those were all serious mistakes that we are paying the price for, and it was because of that view of what they thought their intelligence, at least what they wanted it to be, not what it was. bill: two critical things he said in this. i want to talk to new york congressman peter king about it, the chairman of the homeland security committee. good morning, sir. >> good morning, bill. bill: they highlighted the video escalating the credibility on the presidential level. what do you think of that? >> i a agree fully with chairman rogers. i'm on the intelligence committee with mike, he's a great chairman. he's been right on this from the start. the president took something which was a petty issue and elevated it, gave it a credibility it didn't deserve, somehow put it on defense
of runners took part over the weekend in the annual tunnel to towers run. >> named for steven siller, a new york city fire fighter who died that day. the race retraces the path siller took from the brooklyn battery tunnel to world trade center wearing 60 pounds of gear strapped to his back. he ran through the tunnel with all the gear on to a burning building. an amazing guy. >>> a much different kind of competition we'll show you. one that pits man against deer. with spectacular results. >> skateboarders, fully equipped with safety gear headed down the mountain, all going well. until a deer seemingly appears out of nowhere. slams into one of the borders. >> we are told the deer wasn't injured. the skateboarder probably just still eating dust. got to look out for the deer. >> it is so true. deer crossings, car or skateboarder. looks like a bed check. like a hockey check. >> check this out. yeah. >> yeah. >> thank goodness he is okay. looks kind of steep. like it falls off a little bit. >> are we sure the deer is okay? >> guess we are sure the skateboarder is okay. the deer apparently ran off
it all. echols was convicted for the 1993 murders of these three 8-year-old boys, steven branch, michael moore, and christopher byers. jason baldwin and jesse misskelley jr. were sent away for life. then just last year in august, after the documentary paradise lost there is multiple documentaries about the injustices in this case and decades of legal wrangling, the west memphis three were able to cut a deal. and here they were. do you remember these pictures? walking out, walking out free, but there's an asterisk to this. not exonerated, officially they are not innocent in the eyes of the law. it was called the alfred plea. they accepted it. that meant they admitted to no crime, agreed there is enough evidence to convict them. and damien echols joins me live from los angeles. and, damien, first before we get started, i want to say welcome and your book is truly a fascinating read. we had this conversation at commercial break about your glasses and you can't see without them, tell me why. >> well, a lot of it is due to the fact that i didn't see sunlight for almost ten years while i was i
to the murders. also threats specifically targeting ambassador stevens. the letter reads in part, quote. >> reporter: fox news first reported friday that the physical security was so substandard at the benghazi consulate that it required a waiver signed off in washington by the secretary of state or the head of foreign building operations. a state department spokeswoman said there would be no comment on that wafer until their internal investigation was complete. jenna: the drip, drip, drip of information continues now weeks later after this event. any response on capitol hill now to the administration's latest claims about what's going on and the attack as it stands? >> reporter: well, in an interview with fox news, the head of the house intelligence committee, republican congressman mike rogers, suggesting the obama administration politicized the intelligence in the immediate aftermath of the attack to fit a convenient storyline that it was spontaneous and not premeditated terrorism. >> i argue the administration made some serious mistakes when they highlighted the video, escalated its
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